Otherwise Providing Education iN New York is an ongoing effort by Paul Matte to research and promote the right of parents to direct education of their children without government interference.

Paul, a retired journeyman electrician, and wife Lorraine began home schooling in 1977.  Their two home educated daughters have long since completed college with honors.  Both are proof that homeschoolers are clearly capable of achieving goals.

The Mattes have been state coordinators for Christian Liberty Academy Satellite Schools (CLASS) since 1979.

Prior to being elected President of Loving Education At Home (LEAH) in 1995, Paul and Lorraine served as LEAH's Regional Representatives for the Rochester / Finger Lakes Region and as Legislative Liaison.  Paul retired as President of LEAH in May 2001 to continue with his research.